Customer Re-Powers

tub-repower

April 13th, 2014

Work Boat: Re-Power

On April 8th, 2014 the NYSCC Tug (Tender 4) was launched by a huge crane into the mostly iced-over NYS Erie Canal. Once in the water we waited for NYSCC workers to monitor for hull leaks and shaft stuffing leaks. Once cleared, we fired up the Twin EP-10000s at slow rpm and gradually increased to…
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Bigwin_repower

April 8th, 2014

Electric Re-power

Dorset, Canada: Lake of Bays: The museum is completing a ten year restoration project of a 66’ steam powered cabin launch that originally transported people around the lake and to their island camps.  Bigwin will be giving tour boat rides on Lake of Bays all Spring, Summer and Fall. The Museum had the original steam…
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hukins-restoration

April 8th, 2013

Re-Powering a 1910 Yacht with Electric

SIZING UP THE PROJECT  Late in 2010 David Gillespie approached Huckins Yacht Corporation, an authorized Elco Dealer from Jacksonville Florida for assistance with re-powering his treasured restoration project “Vagabond”, a 1910 Yacht built by Consolidated Shipbuilding. This is when, Jon Hall, entered the picture being Huckins lead designer for nearly thirty years. After visiting the…
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billington-testimonial

April 1st, 2013

Eric Billington: Elco Motor Owner

As an owner of the Elco 4000 electric motor, I feel impelled to let the world know what an advantage it is and an addition to my boating experience. The very first thing is obviously the savings I experience in not having to purchase fuel. I would be remised if I didn’t add the personal gratification I feel…
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kym australia

January 13th, 2013

Kym Anquetil: Elco Motor Owner

“I could not be happier with the motor. My experience with Elco has exceeded my expectations. The customer service has been flawless – even when dealing with a 16 hour time difference. Enquires were all answered promptly and transactions were simple. I was updated continuously during the delivery process. The Elco Motor was as easy…
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westphal

January 13th, 2013

Dave Westphal: Elco Owner

“The motor offered easy and straight forward installation. We now have a clean engine room and bilge. There are no combustibles so it’s a very safe boat to operate. We have found that the motor allows us to jump on the boat and go! Guest aboard our boat have remarked that it’s so quiet, is…
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lamando

January 13th, 2013

Nick Lamando: Elco Dealer

At the southern tip of New York’s Lake George sits a boatyard with a very specific clientele. “We strictly work with wooden boats here,” says Nick Lamando, manager of Hall’s Boat Corporation, “I guess we’re kind of a niche business.” For some, the term “wooden boat” conjures up images of languid summer days spent puttering…
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peace-elco-motor

January 13th, 2013

Brad and Mike Pease: Boat Builders

During their summers growing up on Cape Cod, Brad and Mike Pease spent as many hours on the water as they did squabbling at the dock while cleaning and caring for their grandfather’s Amesbury skiff. While the  personalities of Brad “the dreamer” and Mike “the nuts and bolts guy,” have clashed over the years, those…
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gittins

January 13th, 2013

Bryan Gittins: Boatbuilder

Bryan Gittins knows a thing or two about boats. They’ve taken him from his childhood home in Argentina to points all across the globe. His journey has swept him to London, Canada, Chile, South Africa, and eventually back to Canada, where he now owns the exclusive rights to manufacture the Falmouth Cutter 34. Gittins has…
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elco-jorgensen-review

January 13th, 2013
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John Jorgensen: Third Generation Mariner

Here at Elco, we have the privilege of serving some of the most interesting boaters in the industry. Along with boatbuilder Bryan Gittins,  Seattle’s John Jorgensen is also a world-renowned mariner, with more than a half-century of experience on the water.  Jorgensen was born into a fishing family in his native Norway. Both his father and…
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